Auburn Interfaith Food Closet

Community garden expected to save Salvation Army $40,000

A group of Auburn volunteers are getting their hands dirty tending a community garden, and local food closets are reaping the benefits, which include a $40,000 savings. The Aubu ...

Organizations asking for more help for those in need

Auburn aid organizations are facing more need with fewer donations, and are asking for the community’s help. In June 2010 the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet saw 979 families in n ...

Community filling barrels for food closet

The Soroptimist International of the American River Club, also known as SOAR, is coordinating with other community businesses and organizations to collect donations for the Auburn ...

Food drive to help ‘stamp out hunger’

Local letter carriers and aid groups are asking the community to help feed the hungry by donating food Saturday. Last year post offices in Auburn, Newcastle and Foresthill collect ...

Rotary drive to benefit food closet campaign

Gold Country Rotarians will be collecting donations of food and money at Auburn’s Save Mart supermarket from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, for Auburn Interfaith Food Clos ...

Auburn offers variety of services for the homeless

Kendall Porco believes offering assistance to the homeless is showing kindness to a group of people who don’t often see it. Homeless Auburn residents trying to get back on their ...

Load up the bus, food closet

Twice a year on a Saturday, an Auburn public bus goes to Raley’s or the SaveMart off Elm Street. As people go in the store, volunteers ask them to buy four or five extra cans of ...

Food closet gets dolled-up floor to stand on

An Auburn company is hoping to help keep a local aid facility thriving by giving it a basic necessity: a floor to stand on. California Hardwood Producers is donating the materials ...

Homeless at record high

Number of homeless served at all-time high Local aid organizations are fighting to provide quality services this holiday season as the number of people who need those services gro ...

Food donations will help Stuff-A-Bus

Local residents have a chance to help feed hungry families for the holidays. The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet is holding its semi-annual Stuff-A-Bus event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. S ...